Dec 17, 2012 6:00pm EST
grief when they're brought down. his brother said mohammed went to the presidential palace straight from work after he heard there is a march to support the president. he went to stand was something he agreed with, his brother said, and went peacefully. he says mohammed was standing with others as part of a defensive wall when you shot in the head at close range. -- when he was shot and had a close range. haughton's sister said she would to see her dead brother at the morgue that evening. she weeps as she describes seeing his corpse. blood coming out of his mouth and nose from the blow loopholes in the back of a said. -- from the bullet holes in the back of his head. the city found a case against the leaders of the national foundation front, an opposition coalition group headed by three for inciting violence against presidential palace. they said anti-morsi protesters did not represenrespected democc process. mohammed's mother blames the opposition person's death and says she wants people to disagree peacefully. -- blames the opposition for her son's death and says she wants people
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
escalation in the dispute over mohamed mursi's effort to hold a referendum on a new constitution later this month shortly after he asserted wide-ranging powers. fighting continues today with supporters and opponents clashing in the streets of cairo. on wednesday, opposition leader mohamad held there by blamed the morsi government for the violence p.m. we hold president morsi and his government but irresponsible for the violence that is happening in egypt today. what is happening at the presidential palace at the moment, without the protection of the country, is an announcement from the country and the president that they do not hold their responsibility to protect the country. >> in a bid to calm the unrest, the vice president mahmoud mekky has considered adding a n amendment to the constitution. the death toll from the massive typhoon in the philippines has now topped 310 people with hundreds more missing. typhoon bopha is the most southerly typhoon to ever hit the pacific. 200,000 people have also been displaced after winds and flooding destroyed or heavily damaged their homes.
Dec 31, 2012 6:00pm EST
-- and i underline begins -- to warm pita mohamed mursi had been declared the winner in each presidential race. >> we will respect agreements and international law as well as egyptian commitments and treaties with the rest of the world. >> to talk about the significance of election, we are joined by sharif of del produce. >> the first democratically elected in egypt's history. his win marks a victory over the lingering remnants of mubarak's regime. >> chief justice john roberts prove to be the surprise deciding vote. joining with the court's liberal members. >> the highest court in the land has not spoken. we will continue to implement this law and we will work together to improve on where we can. >> me state the positive first. this really is a huge victory for our side. in spite of all of my concerns with this law, it did not go far enough, it does not cover all americans, it is not true universal health care. nonetheless, the right wing has been handed a serious defeat today. >> we begin today's show in mexico where the old ruling party, the pre is set to return to power.
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
constitution. on tuesday, thousands took to the streets to protest egyptian president mohamed mursi's effort to hold a referendum vote later this month after asserting wide- ranging powers, protecting him from judicial oversight. egyptian forces fired tear gas at protesters, some of whom broke through lines to approach the president. the rally coincided with a one- day strike from newspapers. the united nations is warning food shortages are growing in syria as a result of rising prices and mounting attacks on un vehicles delivering supplies. the u.n. world food program is currently feeding one, 5 million people in syria, the vast majority displaced from their homes. the news comes after the u. n announcing they are cutting back and removing staffers from damascus. among the latest victims of violence in syria, nine students and a teacher were killed when their school was bombed in damascus. government forces have blamed rebels for the attack. nato has approved a request by turkey for the deployment of patriot missiles to its border with syria. turkey sought the missiles to defend itse
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
hour. a night of clashes between supporters and opponents of president mohamed morsi. five people died and the hundreds injured in the fighting which erupted in several cities around the country. more advisers have resigned over night. 6 in total since the awarded himself sweeping new powers. the gloves go to cairo for the latest. -- let's go to cairo. there are protestors from both sides in various locations. no clashes at the moment that we are seeing. the republican guards or tanks outside the ballots have issued an ultimatum to call all protesters from either side to leave the area within an hour. another interesting development, the most senior institution in sunni islam has called for the president to withdraw or suspend the controversial new powers that he took. so they have warned the president to diffuse the situation. so it's moving quickly, coming to ahead. >> there was some suggestion yesterday from the vice president that there may be some sort of compromise in store. you have any details on that? >> there is snow evidence what they're going to do or anything they can do p
Dec 10, 2012 7:00am EST
held. the president, mohamed morsi, says it will be held on saturday. the opposition says it will stand firm. it does not want the referendum. it thinks the constitution is a flawed document. george.fraid we lost we will try to get him back. one of the opposition leaders has been speaking about the situation. we can hear what he had to say. >> we are not aiming at topping -- toppling the president. we are not aiming at challenge in the sovereignty of the state. we're not aiming at doing anything that would lead to disintegration of the state. no. why should we make the people swallow a constitution that could have been much better and should have been much better? >> george is back with us. let's have another go. >> the argument over this referendum over the constitution means that politics is always to the fore. politics is what grabs the headlines. there is another story we could tell about egypt, the story of economic life, life for ordinary people here. they say political uncertainty is leading to economic hardship. this is what i have been finding out. if it is broken, we can